Senior Front End Engineer

Sofia, Bulgaria IT Permanent

The role: Senior Front End Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Front End Engineer to join our GSTP team in Sofia!

Are you our next star player?

The Stars Group is looking for a hardworking, innovative Senior Front End Software Developer who is keen to work and lead projects for ground breaking web-based products used by millions of players.

You will become part of the Global Sports & Trading Platform tribe where you will be designing and maintaining systems that strive to be outstanding. If you enjoy working with code and are motivated by working in a creative environment that allows you to build software using the newest technologies, our role is crafted for you.

Why we need you

As one of our highly skilled engineers, you will help define and analyze business requirements and implement solutions to business needs, ensuring their completion by putting together a robust end to end process. You’ll turn concepts and requirements into highly available web applications and systems using industry standard languages and technologies such as JavaScript, Marionette, React, Angular and Typescript. You’ll balance the commercial needs of the business against the ideal technical design, proposing sound phased or tactical implementations where appropriate. We’ll expect you to actively support the implementation of continuous integration to improve deployment processes in line with delivery/release evolution plans.

Who we’re looking for

You are a senior specialist with a proven track record for developing frontend web applications for high load data heavy websites. You embrace a DevOps approach to build tooling and automation which improve developer experience and speed of delivery. You can use features of the web platform to ensure the best possible performance is achieved for customers.

Your experience:

You have a minimum of 5 years in client-side JavaScript development. You have experience in working in an agile environment (Scrum / Kanban). You’ll be someone who is happy to work independently or collaboratively on multiple tasks.

Your skills:

  • Excellent working knowledge of JavaScript
  • Experience of working with Marionette/Backbone applications
  • Good knowledge of browser support and cross-browser testing/features
  • Good knowledge of several JavaScript frameworks, including Angular and React
  • Excellent HTML/CSS (LESS, SASS, SCSS)
  • Experience with working with RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with setting development standards and performing code reviews
  • Experience with designing large scale web solutions

Your behaviours:

Overall you are highly motivated developer who is passionate about writing good code, have strong interpersonal skills and are keen to continuously learn and share knowledge with others. You are eager to work and tackle problems in a team but with lower supervision.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • a personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • 1000 BGN as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • contribution towards your transportation and lunch expenses
  • relaxation areas around the office, including a PlayStation and Pool table
  • sports program and social events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange, which brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com.

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